abbreviations used
ACM TODS  ACM Transactions on Database Systems
BCS  British Computer Society
BNCOD  British National Conference on Databases
IEEE TKDE  IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
LNCS  Lecture Notes in Computer Science

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[BORA88]  H. Boral, "Parallelism and Data Management", Proceedings 3rd International Conference on Data and Knowledge Bases; improving usability and responsiveness, Jerusalem, Israel, 28-30 June 1988.

[BORA90]  H. Boral et al., "Prototyping Bubba, a Highly Parallel Database System", IEEE TKDE, vol. 2(1), 4-23, March 1990.

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[DATE90]  C. J. Date, "Don't Encode Information in Primary Keys!", Info DB (USA), 11-12, vol. 5(4), Winter 1990-91.

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[DEWI90b]  D. J. DeWitt, J. Gray, "Parallel Database Systems: The Future of Database Processing or a Passing Fad?", SIGMOD Record, vol. 19(4), December 1990.

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[GHAN90b] S. Ghandeharizadeh, D. DeWitt, "Hybrid Range Partitioning Strategy; A New Declustering Strategy for Multiprocessor Database Machines", Proceedings of the 16th VLDB Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 481-492, 1990.

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[HEVN88]  A. R. Hevner, A. Rao, "Distributed Data Allocation Strategies", Advances in Computers, vol. 27, 121-155, 1988.

[HUA90]  K. A. Hua, C. Lee, "An Adaptive Placement Scheme for Parallel Database Computer Systems", 493-506, Proc. 16th VLDB Conference, Brisbane, Australia 1990.

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[INMO88a]  Inmos Ltd., "The Transputer Data Book", 1988.

[ISO89]  ISO/IEC, "Information Processing Systems - Database Language SQL1 with Integrity Enhancement", ISO/IEC: 9075, (second edition), 1989.

[KERR91a]  J. Kerridge, "The Design of the IDIOMS Parallel Database Machine", in Aspects of Databases, proc. BNCOD 9, Wolverhampton, M. S. Jackson, A. E. Robinson (eds.), 128-147, Butterworth Heinemann 1991.

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[KERR93a]  J. M. Kerridge, "The Implementation of Large Parallel Database Machines on T9000 and C104 networks", 133-149 in Networks, Routers and Transputers, M. D. May, P. W. Thompson, P. H. Welch (eds.) IOS press, 1993.

[KERR93b]  J. Kerridge, S. North, M. Unwalla, R. Guiton, "Table Placement in a Large Massively Parallel Database Machine", submitted for publication.

[LEUN91]  J. K. M. Leung, "A DSDL Illustrator", final year undergraduate project number 65, Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield, UK, October 1991.

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[LOME90]  D. B. Lomet, B. Salszburg, "The hB-tree: a Multiattribute Indexing Method with a Good Guaranteed Performance", ACM TODS, vol. 15(4), 625-658, December 1990.

[MCKE91]  M. McKeon, "Mass Storage Survey", Sun Expert, vol. 2(12), 71-73 December 1991.

[MISH92]  P. Mishra, M. H. Eich, "Join Processing in Relational Databases", ACM Computing Surveys vol. 24(1), 63-113, March 1992.

[MURR91]  P. Murray, "Parallel Execution of SQL Queries", MPhil/PhDd transfer report, University of Sheffield, UK, September 1991.

[NIEV84]  J. Nievergelt, H. Hinterberger, "The Grid File: an Adaptable, Symmetric, Multikey File Structure", ACM TODS, vol. 9(1), 38-71, March 1984.

[OATE91]  R. J. Oates, "Transaction Recovery Architectures for Parallel Database Machines", PhD thesis, University of Sheffield, October 1991.

[ONEI91]  P. O'Neil, "The Set Query Benchmark" in The Benchmark Handbook for Database and Transaction Processing Systems, J. Gray (ed.), 209-245, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc., 1991, ISBN 1-55860-159-7.

[OUKS91]  M. A. Ouksel, O. Mayer, "The Nested Interpolation Based Grid File", 173-187 in LNCS 495 (MFDBS91), Proc. 3rd. Symposium on Mathematical Fundamentals of Database and Knowledge Base Systems, Rostock, Germany, B. Thalheim, J. Demetrovics, H.-D. Gerhart (eds.), May 1991.

[OZKA85]  E. A. Ozkarahan, M. Ouksel, "Dynamic and Order Preserving Data Partitioning for Database Machines", Proceedings of VLDB 85, Stockholm, 358-368, 1985.

[PEAR91]  R. L. Pears and W. A. Gray, "Response Time Minimisation in a Parallel Database System", in Aspects of Databases, proc. BNCOD 9, M. S. Jackson, A. E. Robinson (eds.), 148-167, Butterworth Heinemann, 1991.

[PIAT84]  G. Piatetsky-Shapiro, C. Connell, "Accurate Estimation of the Number of Tuples Satisfying a Condition", Proceedings SIGMOD 84, 256-276, 1984.

[PIRA90]  H. Pirahesh, C. Mohan, J. Cheng, T. S. Lu, P. Selinger, "Parallelism in Relational Data Base Systems: Architectural Issues and Design Approaches", Proc. 2nd Int. Symposium on Databases in Parallel and Distributed Systems, Dublin, 4-29, July 1990.

[QADA85]  G. Z. Qadah, "Database Machines: a survey", AFIPS conference report, vol. 54, p211-223, 1985.

[REED90]  J. R. Reeder, "Teradata Processor Technology in a Parallel Data Management Universe", The Relational Journal, 16-20, Issue 10, July 1990.

[RICH89]  K. Richter, D. Grigoras, "Hash-Join Algorithms for SIMD-MIMD Computer Architecture", Computers and Artificial Intelligence, vol. 8(4), 369-384, 1989.

[SACC85]  D. Sacca, G. Wiederhold, "Database Partitioning in a Cluster of Processors", ACM TODS, vol. 10(1), 29-56, March 1985.

[SCHE84]  J. Schemer, P. Neches, "The Genesis of a Database Computer", IEEE Computer, vol. 17(11), 42-56, November 1984.

[STON86]  M. Stonebraker, "The Case for Shared nothing", Database Engineering, vol. 9(1), 4-9, 1986.

[SU88]  S. Y. W. Su, Database Computers - principles, architectures & techniques, McGraw-Hill 1988, ISBN 0-07-062295-7.

[THOM93]  P. Thompson, Information on the TSB Database, personal communication, 1993.

[UNWA91]  M. Unwalla, MPhil/PhD transfer report, Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield, UK, May 1991.

[UNWA92]  M. Unwalla, J. Kerridge, "Control of a Large Massively Parallel Database Machine using SQL Catalogue Extensions, and a DSDL in Preference to an Operating System", in Advanced Database Systems: proc. BNCOD 10, P. M. D. Gray, R. J. Lucas (eds.), 138-155, Springer-Verlag, (LNCS 618), 1992.

[YAO87]  S. B. Yao, A. R. Hevner, H. Young-Myers, "Analysis of Database System Architecture using Benchmarks", IEEE Transactions on Software Eng., vol. 13, p709-725, June 1987.

[ZORN87]  A. L. Zorner, et al., "Draft SQL Data Storage Description Language", DBAWG - SP24.2, January 1987.